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Day 12: TRL! and Writing Lab Time

No, we’re not watching TRL in class today, it’s The Teaching Requests Live! with Ms. Hoermann Show. Contain your excitement. Or for you young things who still send me confused looks about what the original TRL Show is–or was on MTV–here’s … Continue reading

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Day 8: Peer Conferencing

Today is dedicated mostly to peer conferencing, which we’ll move straight into after today’s presentation. Why do we peer conference? Every writer needs a reader, no matter how advanced they may be. So stay open-minded, give quality, helpful feedback, and … Continue reading

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Week II: Exploring Border Issues

Another week begins and we move away from exploring the borders we have and move on to explore how they affect others. For today, you were to bring an annotated bibliography of the sources you will be using in your … Continue reading

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End of Week I

It’s been a good week, and we’ve flexed our writerly muscles in so many ways. We’ve written both informally in our journals and formally in class. We’ve workshopped or critiqued the writing of others. We’ve read about writing and speaking … Continue reading

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Day 3: Finding Our Borders In-Class Write

Yesterday’s writing was a form of brainstorming. Today’s writing is still exploratory, but more formal. Use your very best skills–what you know works well in writing and what doesn’t–to synthesize the ideas you have, organize them logically, and present them … Continue reading

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Day 1: Welcome to Class

Today we’ll lay the foundation for the rest of the semester–and we want our semester to rock, so it’s got to be good. Look alive. Let’s start by covering these points: Introductions  Notecards Syllabus & Expectations Email Set-Up Requirements Homework … Continue reading

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